Advancements

Small-Scale Ohio GTL Project Planned to Tap Marcellus, Utica

Pinto Energy LLC is developing a small-scale gas-to-liquids (GTL) facility in Ashtabula, OH, to take advantage of low-cost natural gas from the Marcellus and Utica shales. Pinto Chairman Guy Dove toldNGI’s Shale Dailythe facility could be the first of its kind in the country and advancements in GTL technology are making it possible.

September 24, 2013

CNG Still Sparking Interest

The compressed natural gas (CNG) sector has seen no shortage of supporters, with continuing interest in new fleet orders, technology advancements in fuel tank design and governmental/utility initiatives, as witnessed at the recent Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Washington, DC.

July 8, 2013

CNG Joins LNG in Transportation Acceleration

While liquefied natural gas (LNG) has been a bit of a road hog lately, the advancements for compressed natural gas (CNG) keep coming too, albeit a little more quietly.

April 29, 2013

UPS Expanding Natural Gas Fleet

In one of the biggest natural gas vehicle (NGV) advancements to date, United Parcel Service (UPS) last week said it plans to further transform its nationwide transit fleet by purchasing 700 more liquefied natural gas (LNG) vehicles and spending $18 million to build four LNG fueling stations in Tennessee and Texas by the end of 2014.

April 29, 2013
Alaska, Feds to Study State’s Unconventionals, Methane

Alaska, Feds to Study State’s Unconventionals, Methane

The Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy on Tuesday inked an agreement at the LNG 17 conference in Houston to work together — and with potential investors — to dig down and study unconventional energy resources in Alaska’s Arctic.

April 18, 2013

Two Midwest Firms Advance NatGas Transportation

Addressing opposite ends of the value chain in natural gas transportation, Cummins Inc. and separately, GP Strategies Corp. on Wednesday announced advancements in natural gas vehicle (NGV) engines and fueling infrastructure.

March 22, 2012

How Much Shale Gas Is There? ‘Really, Really A Lot,’ Says Expert

A two-year-old study that detailed the potential of unconventional natural gas supplies already needs to be updated because remarkable advancements in drilling technology are driving recoverable gas reserves ever higher, a Navigant Consulting Inc. director said last week.

November 8, 2010

Obama Administration Rejects Most New Energy Technology Proposals

Contrary to the Obama administration’s pledge to support new energy technology advancements, the Department of Energy (DOE) in late July sent out letters rejecting a majority of the proposals for federal funding in this area.

August 4, 2009